Jones, RTD Chiefs Tangle Over NW Rail Delays

August 10, 2012

August 10, 2012  (Denver) – Rep. Matt Jones (D-Louisville) challenged the Regional Transportation District’s top brass today to adjust its priorities, saying its latest proposal to further delay construction of a rail line to Louisville and Longmont was “a gross inequity.” In a spirited exchange with RTD general manager Phil Washington and RTD chairman Lee Kemp,

Legislators to Gessler: Halt Voter Suppression

July 23, 2012

July 23, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Crisanta Duran and 29 other state legislators called on Secretary of State Scott Gessler today to halt his efforts “to restrict the legitimate exercise of Coloradans’ right to vote.  At a hearing convened by the Secretary of State’s office this afternoon to discuss rules proposed by Secretary Gessler to prevent

Aurora Legislators Rally Around Beleaguered City

July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012 (Denver) – Members of the Aurora delegation in the state House of Representatives reacted to this morning’s massacre at an Aurora movie theater with a call for public prayer, offers of assistance and thanks to the first responders who prevented an even higher death toll. State Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) invited the public

Kagan Hails FDA Ban on BPA in Baby Bottles

July 19, 2012

July 19, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Daniel Kagan (D-Cherry Hills Village), who sponsored a bill this year to restrict the use of a chemical called BPA, applauded the federal government’s announcement that it was banning the chemical in baby bottles and sippy cups. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that pacifiers, bottles and cups for